Upcoming Events

Dickson Mounds Museum offers a wide range of public programs throughout the year -- on archaeology, Indian cultures of the Americas, natural history, and rural life and culture. Programs include workshops, demonstrations, performances, conferences, and festivals -- many of which are held outdoors. Most events are free to the public.

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All ISM Events
Image is of Northern Cardinal ©IllinoisDepartmentofNaturalResources.2017.BiodiversityofIllinois.Unlessotherwisenoted,photosandimages©IllinoisDepartmentofNaturalResources
Mar 4 2021 - 9:30am to 4:00pm
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Pick up an activity bag for your tot and join the Museum on Facebook to learn more about birds in your backyard.

Illinois State Museum Online Events

Image is of Northern Cardinal ©IllinoisDepartmentofNaturalResources.2017.BiodiversityofIllinois.Unlessotherwisenoted,photosandimages©IllinoisDepartmentofNaturalResources
Mar 4 2021 - 9:30am to 4:00pm
Pick up an activity bag for your tot and join the Museum on Facebook to learn more about birds in your backyard.
Tales from the Vault: Pandemics Through the Ages
Mar 4 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
As we mark one year of the COVID-19 pandemic, ALPLM Chief of Acquisitions Ian Hunt takes us back in time for a closer look at previous pandemics, epidemics and other major health crises, including the "Black Plague," 1918 pandemic, and the AIDS epidemic.
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Mar 6 2021 (All day) to Mar 7 2021 (All day)
Join us online to see the collections of other youth and learn how to start, store, and care for a collection of your own.